Opened 6 years ago

Closed 2 years ago

#12783 closed enhancement (fixed)

Sort Tor Launcher's PT selection dialog based on expected reachability?

Reported by: mikeperry Owned by: brade
Priority: Medium Milestone:
Component: Applications/Tor Launcher Version:
Severity: Normal Keywords: tbb-usability
Cc: mcs Actual Points:
Parent ID: #11180 Points:
Reviewer: Sponsor:


This may or may not be a good idea, but in ticket #12777, it was suggested that we may want to sort Tor Launcher's PT selection dialog based on our expectations of their success/security, rather than alphabetically.

This probably also means creating another pref somehow that specifies this ordering, so we can change it via configuration rather than Tor Launcher update.

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Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by mikeperry

Parent ID: #11180

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by mcs

Cc: mcs added

comment:3 Changed 3 years ago by teor

Severity: Normal

Set all open tickets without a severity to "Normal"

comment:4 Changed 2 years ago by mcs

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

For a while now, we have had extensions.torlauncher.default_bridge_recommended_type which causes one PT type to be displayed at the top of the list. The remaining PTs are sorted alphabetically, but with the recent Tor Launcher redesign (Tor Browser 7.5) some are annotated with "works in China", which happens because of preferences that look like torlauncher.bridge_suffix.TRANSPORT. I think that those two things together meet the spirit of this ticket.

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